Yu Zhou
Yu  Zhou


Wuhan, China

High School:
Beijing College of Sports


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Nickname: Shelly

Career Notes: 2014 3m NCAA Champion • 2015 NCAA Diver of the Year • 2015 Big Ten Diver of the Year • 2015 Big Ten Diver of the Championships • 2-time Big Ten Champion • 3-time All-American • 3-time Big Ten Diver of the Week

2014-15 Sophomore Season: At the 2015 NCAA Championships, Zhou was named both the NCAA and Big Ten Diver of the Year after becoming the National Champion in 3m, taking bronze in 1m and finishing 5th on platform (3/19-3/21) • Qualified at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships on 1m, 3m and platform after placing 9th on 3m, 1st on 1m and 1st on platform (3/9-3/11) • During the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Zhou took home the gold in both 1m and 3m diving, and silver on platform (2/19-2/21) • Finished 1st during both the 1m and 3m diving competitions at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • Placed 2nd on platform and 3rd in 3m against Northwestern and Purdue (1/30-1/31) • Finished 1st on 3m and 2nd on 1m at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • Took 1st in 1m and 3rd in 3m at Florida (11/8) Won the 1m diving competition against Iowa (10/31) • Placed 3rd in 1m and 1st in 3m diving against Wisconsin (10/17) • Made her collegiate debut at Arizona State where she finished 3rd on 1m and 1st on 3m (10/4).

High School: 2012 graduate of Beijing College of Sports

Personal: Born October 13, 1993 • Daughter of Baobing Zhou and Juli Yang • Has one older sibling.

Zhou's Top Scores:
1m -- 365.00 - 2015
3m -- 411.55 -- 2015
Platform -- 371.80 -- 2015


Gophers Close 2016 Minnesota Challenge


The Golden Gophers tallied 35 personal records over the three-session meet.

Gophers Open Minnesota Challenge


Minnesota swimming and diving turned in six men's personal bests and four women's personal bests on the first night of the Minnesota Challenge.

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